Snodgrass Named Alberta Junior Swimmer of the Year
Sept. 23, 2013
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Indiana University sophomore Brooklynn Snodgrass is the Alberta Junior Swimmer of the Year, it was announced Saturday.
The junior female/male swimmers of the year are determined by highest FINA points score in one individual event swum long course. Swimmers must be 18 years old or younger at the time of the performance. Coach award is presented to the coach of record for the winning athlete.
A Calgary, Alberta native, Snodgrass earned the award for her performance at the 2013 Canadian World Championship Trials, where she posted a time of 1:00.98 in the 100-meter backstroke, earning 865 FINA points.
Snodgrass is coming off a standout freshman season where she won Big Ten titles in the 100-yard backstroke, 200-yard backstroke and 800-yard freestyle relay, garnering Big Ten Freshman of the Year honors. She went on to take third in the 100 back and seventh in the 200 back at the 2013 NCAA Championships. She represented Canada at the 2013 World University Games, where she advanced to the semifinals of the 100-meter backstroke.
Snodgrass is back training with the Hoosiers as they prepare for their 2013-14 season opener on Oct. 11-12 vs. Auburn and Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind.
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